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Manufacturing Manager

Company: PADNOS
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionOur professional Team Members are committed to providing service excellence and are passionate about going above and beyond to exceed our customer's expectations. We are looking for individuals who have integrity with strong initiative and relentless attention to detail to do the right thing. We continue to find ways to innovate, lead and make a positive difference in the world. Join our successful team and have an impact on sustainability, one day at a time. PADNOS is a full-service recycling company handling paper, plastic, metals and electronic recycling. We tailor recycling programs for consumer and industrial clients throughout the United States. PADNOS was founded over a century ago and continues to transform the recycling industry. The company has thrived as a family business through four generations and has grown to be a market leader and best in class innovator. PADNOS has a rich history of taking care of our Team Members, their families and the multiple communities we serve. We invest in our Team Members and offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive Wage
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 100% Tuition reimbursement for employees
  • 75% Tuition Reimbursement for Team Members
  • First Time Home Buying Assistance
  • 401K Match and Profit Sharing
  • Performance Driven BonusesManufacturing Supervisor Summary:To work as part of a team, focusing on the PADNOS flywheel concept. Ensuring each teammate has accurate information, clear direction, resources and authority to own their daily responsibilities. This position will require 80% or more to be on the floor with teammates to guide decision making.
    • Attain forecasts and performance targets for each cost center/asset.
    • Ensure Direct Costs and Monthly recaps are accurate.
    • Create action items for weekly PDCA. Drive action through support services to ensure resources are available. Prioritize with manager.
    • Develop recommendations to operations manager through the use of analysis and support. Leverage current platforms (RIMAS, LP Reports.)
    • Assist BI in automating all value-add reports to avoid duplicate work.
    • Train teams on available margins for each commodity processed and develop priority schedules (weekly/daily/shift) to assist sales function.
    • Mechanically inclined- ability to troubleshoot, lead preventative and predictive maintenance. Reduce non-scheduled downtime by 15%.Required Experience Be an innovative, strategic thinker and possess a basic understanding of analytical methods along with the ability to integrate and interpret data.Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong attention to detail and exceptional presentation skills are a mandatory. A thorough understanding of MS Excel and MS Office is required. OutcomesGreat Place to work - Ensure safety always mindset and complete trainings on schedule. Invest in talent to train team for business continuity. Identify at risk areas and create plan to fill talent gaps.Innovate - Reduce Operating costs per pound by 5% plant wide. Work with management on efficiencies, metric reporting and development of new equipment/processes. Ensure depreciation schedule is accurate and mobile equipment is most cost-efficient option. (electric- shared units- conveyor belt) Lean Standardization - Maintain monthly operating budget within 5% of proposed value. Assist with inventory reconciliation posting adjustments and keeping variance under 1%.Customer Connections - Internal/External - Work with internal yards/logistics to schedule yard transfers to align with production schedules. Understand all customer specifications for material purchased and processed. Lead communications with accounting for responses within 24 hours on re-worked transactions.Manufacturing Supervisor Qualifications:
      • 3-5 years of experience in a manufacturing or recycling environment
      • 2+ years supervisory experience
      • Proven leadership skills
      • Working knowledge of machine operation
      • Knowledge in metallurgy and/or paper grades in the grading of materials
      • Knowledge of OSHA and Safety compliance requirements
      • Professional assertive attitude
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
      • Ability to prioritize and multi-taskBe a part of the green movement and join PADNOS today!PADNOS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, weight, height, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, age, genetic medical information, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: PADNOS, Grand Rapids , Manufacturing Manager, Executive , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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